Yes, that's right: The HRP-4C girlbot with Yamaha's Vocaloid voice synth software is way better than Britney Spears. But then again, that's not saying a lot, except that I will never do the Zoltan with Britney. [Network World]
No one wants robotic pop stars. No one is going to care if it flashes a little peek at its DC-in, or is caught giving handjobs to robosexual perverts while playing Small Wonder on a continuous loop. Now, if it pulls a Bjork and savagely beats a reporter on the street, and ultimately starts engaging in a riotous bloodbath, THAT would be something.